WSR Independence Day Special Trek to Dark Forest – Andharban on 15th August 2016
Type : Trek though mountains and jungle
Height : 2100 ft above msl approx
Grade : Easy But endurance level little high
Region : Tamhini Ghat-Kundalika
Cost : 1050/-
1000/- WSR members
Trek Lead : Mahadeo / Deepak / Radhika
ANDHARBAN - the word itself means dense dark forest. Andharban is one of the most beautiful trek in Sahyadris. The best time to visit this place is during monsoon or post monsoon. In this trek, you descend for almost 4 hours and you are covered with dense forest and shade. En-route enjoy the waterfalls and awesome view of Kundalika valley. Here, we will be descending from Pune (Ghatmatha) to Konkan. This trek is also famous among nature lovers, shutterbugs for various species of Butterfly and flowers are there.
Meeting Point : At Khopoli Railway Station @ 07:15 am sharp on Monday, August 15, 2016
We'd be boarding the front-most general compartment of the below train.
CST-Khopoli Slow Local :
Mumbai CST 4:25 am.
Dadar 4:43 am.
Ghatkopar 4:59 am.
Thane 5:20 am.
Dombivli 5:42 am.
Kalyan 5:51 am.
Badlapur 6:09 am.
Karjat 6:42 am.
KHOPOLI 7:07 am.
07.30 : Meet and start Journey.
Pune People : Meeting Point Lonavala
Kumar Resort Corner @08.00am.
Pune People catch
6.30am Pune-Lonavala Local to reach Lonavala
Breakfast on the way
11.00 am: Start trek towards Andharban
02.00 pm: Lunch Break
03.00 pm: Start descend towards Bhira Dam
05.00 pm: Bhira Dam, enjoy the view of the series of waterfalls falling in Kundalika Valley
06.00 pm: Evening refreshments and Departure to Mumbai
10.00 pm: Reaching Mumbai tentatively
Transport - Khopoli station to Khopoli Station
Breakfast, Evening snacks and Tea
Equipment and expertise.
Insurance, Packaged water, cold drinks and anything which is not mentioned above.
One needs to deposit Rs.1050/- amount in advance to book your seat into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.
Account Name : Mahadeo J Gadade
Bank : Axis Bank
Account Type : Saving.
Account No : 913010025541263
IFSC Code : UTIB0000037
Branch : Pune
For more Details Call/What’s up/SMS
Mahadeo – 9370080086 / 9404266855
Deepak - 9819085757
Radhika - 9022045932
Things to be carried:
ID Proof, Full Sleeves.
Plastic bags to cover your bag and belongings.
Water 3 liters (must)
Ready to eat snacks
Proper backpack to put all the things
Good trekking shoes
Rain shower expected so please pack your bags accordingly.....
Cap, Sunglasses, Woolen Jacket, Camera , mosquito’s repellent, Electoral / Energy powder, Lemon and plastic bags.
It’s totally self-responsibility to take care of things.
Please read our "Terms & Conditions" before joining for any events.
Important Points to keep in mind:
1 The leader's decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.
2 Participants or Members are responsible for his/her own safety and baggage.
3 Please do not wear any jewelry.
4 Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, wherever you go, leave only your footprints and take back only memories.
5 Alcohol is strictly prohibited on the any events. Anyone found in possession of the same or consuming it will be expelled from the event. NO REFUND will be provided.
6. Please wear dull/dark colored full sleeves clothes while in the safari.
It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves.